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CAMHS Practitioner - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Leamington Spa
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum (pay award pending)
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you a nurse, social worker, occupational therapist, or CBT therapist looking for a new career challenge?

We are looking for people to apply who have a clear passion to want to make a difference, are motivated and enthused about working with young people and families. We are a service that is known for being creative and responsive to the needs of our young people, who no matter what level of need to support their emotional wellbeing and mental health receive the right support as they need it.

Please note many Trust interviews are taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

If you are excited about change and want to be part of this new and exciting model with the aspiration to really make a difference we would very much welcome your application.

You will be a qualified professional with current registration with a relevant professional body and experience of working in Child and Adolescent mental health . You will hold a caseload of young people with complex mental health needs and will take responsibility for providing assessments and therapeutic treatment programmes and supporting the service changes around the 4 week wait initiative

We as a service are looking for professional staff to have skills, knowledge, passion and expertise in working with Children and young People. If you have skills in Mental Health assessments and treatment, groups, CBT, DDP, interest in Neurodevelopment, Children Looked after and other vulnerable groups, crisis support and liaison with paediatric wards then these vacancies will apply to yourself.

About us

In return we can offer :-
  • On going opportunities for further training eg . Post graduate study with Reading & Coventry Universities, CYIAPT, EMDR, systemic family therapy , ARFID training
  • Developmental posts for newly qualified practitioners looking for supported career progression
  • Regular clinical , management supervision and appraisal
  • Flexible working patterns and hours, which will include some virtual working
  • Opportunities for creative specialised or shared roles
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Reflective practice and complex case discussion groups
  • Friendly experienced MDT settings
  • Opportunities to support service transformation eg home treatment team for eating disorders, crisis home treatment and CYIAPT
  • A chance to be part of a service with a Good CQC rating
  • Access to CAMHS module at Coventry University

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Relevant Professional qualification, e.g., social worker, nurse, occupational therapist, speech & language therapist, psychotherapist, psychologist, counsellor.
  • Current Registration with relevant professional body. Significant experience working with children and adolescents
  • Specialist knowledge across a range of procedures and theory
  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree/diploma
  • Relevant training and experience specialist short courses
  • Excellent written communications skills
  • Substantial experience in mental health
  • Significant experience of undertaking assessment, formulation, risk assessment and positive risk management
OTHER Essential
  • Car owner / driver

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